Overcome - Crossword Clue

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BEAT
BEST
DEFEAT
RISEABOVE
SURMOUNT
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BEAT
  1. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
  2. move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
  3. the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
  4. indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm"
  5. a stroke or blow; "the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
  6. sail with much tacking or with difficulty; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
  7. a regular rate of repetition; "the cox raised the beat"
  8. wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
  9. move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
  10. the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat"
  11. be a mystery or bewildering to;
  12. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings";
BEST
  1. with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well"
  2. the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them"
  3. in excellent physical condition;
  4. (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"
  5. Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
  6. appealing to the mind;
  7. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond"
  8. agreeable or pleasing;
  9. (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities; "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"
  10. it
DEFEAT
  1. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
  2. thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
  3. an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
  4. the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
RISEABOVE
SURMOUNT
  1. be or do something to a greater degree;
  2. get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
  3. reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
  4. be on top of; "The scarf surmounted the gown"

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